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Renault Sport and Lego combine for bedroom Grand Prix - Video
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24th May 2018
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Renault Sport and Lego combine for bedroom Grand Prix - Video

Most motoring enthusiasts would have memories of racing toy cars around the bedroom floor but, no matter how many 'vroom vroom' noises you made, they never came to life. Speaking of inanimate objects that don't usually come to life, Lego has recently made the jump from living rooms to the silver screen. You can probably see where this is heading.
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Scott Collie
Tesla would 'die' if it made entry-level Model 3 now
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24th May 2018
2 min read

Tesla would 'die' if it made entry-level Model 3 now

Elon Musk, outspoken Tesla CEO, has confirmed the company's precarious financial situation is the reason it can't build the entry-level Tesla Model 3 at the moment. Responding to a question posed on Twitter by Ivaylo Ivanov, Musk replied, "Shipping min cost Model 3 right away wd cause Tesla to lose money & die". "Need 3 to 6 months after 5k/wk to ship $35k Tesla & live," he concluded.
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Derek Fung
Uber ends self-driving tests in Arizona after fatal crash
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23rd May 2018
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Uber ends self-driving tests in Arizona after fatal crash

Uber has decided to end tests of its autonomous vehicles in Arizona, after one of its test mules struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe this March. In an internal email written by Uber executive Eric Meyhofer, and published by Ars Technica, the company announced it will "wind down [autonomous vehicle] operations in Phoenix", and "refocus the bulk of our efforts in our engineering hubs in San Francisco and Pittsburgh".
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Derek Fung
Citroen Cactus Black launches from $30,990
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23rd May 2018
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Citroen Cactus Black launches from $30,990

Citroen has announced the special-edition C4 Cactus Black, which arrives in Australia from $30,990 drive-away. Limited to just 20 units nationally, the company says the dark-themed version of its quirky crossover brings $3850 of additional equipment, despite being priced just $1000 over the drive-away price of a standard C4 Cactus with the six-speed automatic.
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James Wong
Peugeot 308 GTI production halted for WLTP, local supply unaffected
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23rd May 2018
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Peugeot 308 GTI production halted for WLTP, local supply unaffected

Peugeot has halted production of the 308 GTi for four months, as it works to revise the car's 1.6-litre engine to pass incoming World harmonised Light vehicle Testing Procedure (WLTP) standards. Local supply of the turbo tearaway, which finished fifth in our recent hot hatch mega test, shouldn't be affected by the break in production at Peugeot's factory in Sochaux, France.
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Scott Collie